Mad Max’s Furiosa gets her own origin story, and Nimona and Lumberjanes writer Noelle Stevenson brings back Marvel’s Runaways — but really, the star of this week’s newest comics is David Weber’s sci-fi military heroine making a welcome return. Here’s your weekly roundup of the latest, greatest new comics out this week!

Dark Horse

Single Issues

  • Plants vs Zombies: Bully For You #1 - The college years of the nefarious Dr. Zomboss are explored in this new comic based on the popular game. Written By: Paul Tobin Artists: Ron Chan, Dustin Nguyen

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DC Comics

Single Issues

  • Black Canary #1 - After years of fighting, Dinah Lance has decided to settle down and start a band. But when trouble finds the Black Canaries, she has to rally once more to defend her newfound misfit group of friends. Written By: Brendan Fletcher Artist: Annie Wu
  • Doomed #1 - A Metropolis University student’s life is thrown into disarray when he suddenly finds out that he has the power to randomly transform into Doomsday, Superman’s greatest villain. Written By: Scott Lobdell Artist: Javi Fernandez
  • Dr Fate #1 - Lord of the Dead Anubis seeks to drown the world in a massive flood, and only a Brooklyn med student who now wields the mighty helmet of Fate. Written By: Paul Levitz Artist: Sonny Liew
  • Harley Quinn & Power Girl #1 - Power Girl and Harley find themselves trapped in a forgotton dimension. Even worse: they’re on the home planet of the lecherous Vartox! Written By: Amanda Conner & Various Artist: Stéphane Roux
  • Justice League of America #1 - The League comes together to protect the Earth from an alien invasion — one that has ties to ancient Krypton. Written By: Bryan Hitch Artists: Bryan Hitch, Wade Von
  • Mad Max: Fury Road: Furiosa #1 - Discover the origins of Imperator Furiosa as she decides to escape Immortan Joe’s Citadel. Written By: George Miller & Various Artist: Tristan Jones
  • Martian Manhunter #1 - Shapeshifting aliens try to invade earth, but J’onn J’onnzz is nowhere to be found. Written By: Rob Williams Artists: Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
  • Prez #1 - Beth Ross is the first teenage president of the United States. Is a 19-year-old Twitter superstar ready for politics? Written By: Mark Russell Artist: Ben Caldwell

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IDW

Single Issues

  • Ghostbusters Get Real #1 - The Ghostbusters battle Elder God Proeteus, but when it goes awry they find themselves facing their biggest challenge yet... the Real Ghostbusters. Written By: Erik Burnham Artist: Dan Schoening
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Casey And April #1 - Casey Jones and April O’Neill take a roadtrip to the southwest to discover more about a mysterious entity controlling the fates of the Ninja Turtles. Written By: Mariko Tamaki Artist: Irene Koh

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Trade Paperbacks

  • Creeple Peeple - A trio of gifted lab students hatch a scheme that runs amok when they inadvertently create troll-creatures. Written By: Matt Anderson, Patrick Pidgeon Artist: Tim Lattie
  • Dungeons and Dragons: Abraxis Wren of Eberron - As the shadows of evil and conspiracy threaten to envelop the land, heroes of prophecy come forth to save the day. Written By: Keith Baker Artists: Valerio Schiti & Various

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Image

Single Issues

  • Empty Zone #1 - Corinne White attempts to reconcile with the ghosts of her violent past, literally, as she trudges through a world of dystopian cityscapes through cybertechnology. Written By: Jason Shawn Alexander Artist: Jason Shawn Alexander
  • Tales of Honor: Bred To Kill #1 - Honor takes a leave of absence from the military to find her Uncle, lost deep in Solarian territory. Written By: Matt Hawkins, Dan Wickline Artist: Linda Sejic

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Trade Paperbacks

  • Drifter Volume One - A man crash lands on a lawless planet, and finds himself on the run to survive. Written By: Ivan Brandon Artist: Nic Klein

Marvel

Single Issues

  • Runaways #1 - The best and brightest children of Battleword are sent to a prestigious academy of education, but when they discover the school is run by a supervillain, they find themselves on the run. Written By: Noelle Stevenson Artist: Sanford Greene
  • Thors #1 - Whenever there’s trouble on Battleworld, the Thors answer the call. But a string of mysterious murders leaves some of them asking questions that may unravel all of reality. Written By: Jason Aaron Artist: Chris Sprouse
  • Squadron Sinister #1 - The world’s greatest villains form the Squadron Sinister in an attempt to take over all of Battleworld. Written By: Marc Guggenheim Artist: Carlos Pacheco

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Trade Paperbacks

  • Spider-Woman: Spider-Verse - Jessica Drew finds herself flung into the interdimensional mayhem of Spider-Verse, deep undercover and cut off from her fellow Spider-Heroes. Written By: Archie Goodwin, Dennis Hopeless Artists: Greg Land, Sal Buscema
  • X-Men: The Hunt for Professor X - Missing for months, Professor X seemingly returns - and debuts an newer, even more different team of X-Men that leads the original team to suspect that something is amiss with Charles Xavier. Written By: Various Artist: Various

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Others

Single Issues

  • Fathom Blue #1 (Aspen MLT) - Blue creatures attempt to blend into human society to hide from a psychopath trying to hunt them down and turn them into weapons. Written By: Vince Hernandez Artist: Claudio Avella
  • Fiction #1 (Boom! Studios) - Four childhood friends discover a box of strange books that, when read aloud, can transport them to the beautiful, imaginary worlds described within. Written By: Curt Pires Artist: David Rubin
  • Princeless: Be Yourself #1 (Action Lab) - Adrienne attempts to rescue her sister, but a crash landing in a swamp means she ends up needing a rescue herself. Written By: Jeremy Whitley Artist: Emily Martin, Brett Grunig

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Graphic Novels And Collections

Graphic Novels

  • Darkham Vale (Arcana Studios) - Ryan Harris and his father move to Darkham Vale, and suddenly find himself swept up in a world of deadly, sinister monsters. Written By: Jack Lawrence Artist: Jack Lawrence
  • Doctor Who: The Good Soldier (Panini UK) - The Seventh Doctor and Ace go on a series of adventures across time and space in this collection of comics from Doctor Who Magazine. Written By: Andrew Cartmel & Various Artists: Arthur Ranson & Various

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Collections

  • Adventure Time: Banana Guard Academy, Volume One (Boom! Studios) - When Princess Bubblegum declares the Banana Guard Academy open to all citizens, the varied denizens of the Candy Kingdom sign up, regardless of their skill. Wacky hijinks inevitably ensue. Written By: Kent Osborne, Dylan Haggerty Artist: Madeline Rupert
  • The Amazing World of Gumball, Volume One (Boom! Studios) - The cartoon adventures of Gumball Watterson come to comics. Written By: Frank Gibson Artist: Tyson Hesse
  • Child of the Storm (Humanoids Inc) - Orphan Laith possesses miraculous and terrifying powers linked to the weather. When his path crosses with some sinister villains, Laith’s world is turned upside down. Written By: Manuel Bichebois Artists: Didier Poli, Guilio Zeloni
  • Clockwork Angels (Boom! Studios) - The Rush concept album-turned-novel gets turned into a Graphic Novel. Written By: Kevin J. Anderson Artist: Nick Robles
  • San Hannibal (Pop Goes the Icon) - Hard-luck private detective Ira Avery risks life, limb and sanity solving the disappearance of photojournalist Savannah Loy. Written By: Dan Schkade Artists: Dan Schkade, J D Faith

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Want to see what else is out this week? You can see the full list here - and find out where your nearest Comic Book Store is here!